KIM CHANG & LEE is a premier corporate, finance and litigation law firm in Seoul, Korea. Founded in 1958, Kim Chang & Lee is Korea’s oldest law firm and the first firm in Korea to engage in international corporate law practice. In 2008, Kim Chang & Lee, renowned for its top corporate/M&A practice, and Kim & Company, renowned for its sophisticated banking and finance practice, merged to form one combined firm under the name of Kim Chang & Lee.
Kim Chang & Lee provides a wide array of legal services to clients in the corporate, industrial, financial and governmental sectors. Our clients range from small, start-up companies to a substantial number of large multinational corporations. In particular, Kim Chang & Lee is in the forefront of Korea’s most dynamic and innovative corporate and financial transactions, having handled some of the largest and most complex transactions that have been consummated in Korea to date. In 2009, Kim Chang & Lee was ranked as a top-tier firm in Korea in all of the four major practice areas surveyed by the International Financial Law Review published by Euromoney–IFLR 2009 Edition: Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring and Insolvency, Capital Markets, and Banking and Project Finance.